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Let's Go for a Night Walk

Cat and DogNight Walk written by Jill Newsome and illustrated by Claudio Munoz is a heartwarming story of friendship between a cat and a dog.  Daisy the dog likes to explore.  Flute the cat like to stay in the comfort of their home.  One evening Flute is curious and decides to go to the park with Daisy.  They experience an adventure that strengthens their friendship and almost gets them into trouble.

There's a Bear in My Chair

Polar BearThere's a Bear in my Chair written and illustrated by Ross Collins is about an exasperated little mouse.  The mouse has one chair and a big polar bear is sitting in it.

Earth Day!

The LoraxDr. Seuss wrote The Lorax over 40 years ago and it seems to be a book ahead of its time.  The Lorax is the perfect book to introduce the idea of conservation and what it would be like to live with limited resources.  This is a must read for Earth Day (April 22).  You can round out the experience with Lorax the movie.

Spring Is Here!

Spring is here and flowers are blooming. Sidewalk Flowers "written" by Jon Arno Lawson and illustrated by Sydney Smith is a captivating wordless picture book. Wordless picture books not only encourage story telling skills, but also can improve language and comprehension.

Lucky Tucker

Four Leaf CloverHappy St. Patrick's Day!

Rainbows

RainbowsRainbows always make kids smile.  We can all remember running outside after a good rain to look for a rainbow.  Many adults still marvel over seeing a rainbow.  Ava and the Rainbow (who stayed) written and illustrated by Ged Adamson is a new picture book in the Youth Services department.  Published in 2018, Ava and the Rainbow (who stayed) is sure to be a favorite.

 

The Olympics

olympic torchThe 2018 Winter Olympics begin this week.  Most of us will not be able to attend the Olympics in Pyeonchang, South Korea, but we will be able to cheer for the United States from home.  G is for the Gold Medal written by Brad Herzog and illustrated by Doug Bowles will help you and your child learn more about the olympics. 

The Drinking Gourd

The Big DipperFebruary is Black History Month.  It is a time to celebrate the contribution African Americans have made to United States history.  Follow The Drinking Gourd written and illustrated by Jeanette Winter is an informati

Happy January!

InuitHopefully everyone is staying warm.  We have a little break, but the temperature is supposed to dip again this weekend.  These frigid temperatures don't allow for much time to spend outside.  While you are enjoying your time indoors with your children you can read Mama, Do You Love Me?  written by Barbara M. Joosse and illustrated by Barbara Lavallee.  

 

WELCOME 2018!

ClockAs we welcome in the New Year, we want to remember all the wonderful things that happened in 2017. The good and the bad. We can learn so much from looking to the past. This is a great time to share your wisdom with your child.